Innovation Ecosystem - The Georgia Tech Impact

Innovation Ecosystem - The Georgia Tech Impact

From consistently graduating high-potential employee prospects to steadily attracting corporate giants — all the while sharing our technical know-how and resources to Create the Next level of advancement for society — Georgia Tech’s impact is far-reaching.




Ideas, Dollars And Success; The Atlanta Startup Scene Then And Now

Oct. 10, 2017

Business Wire

It’s Official – Arby’s Now Has Coca-Cola Nationwide

June 19, 2018

New York Times

How CEOs Should Spend Their Tax Cuts

Feb. 08, 2018



Atlanta Named Top 5 Tech Talent Market, Sees Tech Jobs and Wages Increase

July 18, 2017


Entrepreneurship Opportunities Give Students a Leg Up for Future Tech Careers

Aug. 10, 2017


Curbed Atlanta

Midtown's hyped-up Coda begins ascent above West Peachtree Street

Feb. 08, 2018


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The Impact

Merrick Furst, founder of Flashpoint, teaching a story telling workshop.

Job Market

More and more, college graduates are eyeing Atlanta as a premier career destination, given its positive employment outlook — especially in the tech sector.

Merrick Furst, founder of Flashpoint, teaching a story telling workshop.

Major Corporations

Converging at the heart of Midtown Atlanta is a potent mix of heavyweight brands keen to benefit from being surrounded by and having ready access to Georgia Tech.

Merrick Furst, founder of Flashpoint, teaching a story telling workshop.

Tech Square

Georgia Tech’s community in Midtown Atlanta is densely populated with startups, accelerators, incubators, established corporations, and innovation centers.

A container ship at the Savannah, GA harbor.

Georgia's Economic Development

Georgia Tech has played a pivotal part in Atlanta’s progress and, by extension, in the forward motion of Georgia’s economic development.

ATDC lobby

The Tech-Atlanta Connection

Atlanta’s economy keeps booming, major tech companies keep converging, and the talent keeps staying. And so on — it's a flourishing self-propelling cycle.

Startups and supporters mingling at Create-X

Startup Support

Find cutting-edge technologies, software, and materials readily available for commercialization.

Video: Techlanta

How Georgia Tech + Atlanta = A National Leader in Technology


A researcher with a pipette in a lab

Creating the Next

Georgia Tech is in the business of Creating the Next — the next idea, the next technology, and the next legion of visionary leaders well-equipped to imagine and engineer our future.

CODA building rendering

Beyond the Bottom Line

Georgia Tech's annual economic impact is calculated at $2.87 billion — but that's just the beginning.




Dr. Wilbur Lam and his mentee Rob Mannino sitting in front of a laboratory to discuss Rob's research

The Perfect Patient

Rob Mannino used his own chronic, life-threatening blood disorder to pursue his dream of becoming a biomedical engineer. Now he is poised to advance the field of mobile health technology.

People working on a water tank

Water Works

A company founded by Georgia Tech students is pioneering a new model for helping rural communities in developing countries maintain — and sustain — water security.



Samantha Becker (left) and Shannon Evanchec (right), water testing innovators

Going with the Flow

On their entrepreneurial quest to make drinking water safe for all, two new Tech allumnae stand as testimony to the gumption and perserverance necessary to sustain a startup.

Jasmine Burton

From InVenture Prize to the National Maker Faire

Jasmine Burton represents Georgia Tech at national events promoting STEM, entrepreneurship.

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